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    Europe’s Arc of Fire
    Mar30

    Europe’s Arc of Fire

    Europe is engulfed by an arc of fire. And this arc, existing just outside Europe, is linked to multiple crises inside Europe. While instability in the Middle East needs no introduction, Europe’s stability, too, cannot be taken for granted. To the east, Europe faces the specter of both Russian aggression and Russian weakness. Russia is a...

    One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Three Wounded In East Ukraine
    Mar30

    One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Three Wounded In East Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says that one soldier has been killed and three wounded over the previous 24 hours in the country’s east despite a six-week-old cease-fire with Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysian airliner crash investigators appeal for missile witnesses
    Mar30

    Malaysian airliner crash investigators appeal for missile witnesses

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch prosecutors said on Monday they are looking for witnesses in eastern Ukraine who may have seen a Russian-made BUK… …read more Source:...

    In Defense of Angela Merkel
    Mar30

    In Defense of Angela Merkel

    The advantage of the notorious cover of Der Spiegel that showed Angela Merkel in front of the Acropolis surrounded by Nazi officers is that it finally poses, in a way that cannot be dodged, the question of Germanophobia in Europe. This has dragged on for quite some time. There were the demonstrations in Cyprus in March 2013, with the banners...

    Weapons Flood into Putin’s European Arms Depot
    Mar30

    Weapons Flood into Putin’s European Arms Depot

    While the world watched Russia’s North Fleet with trepidation as it launched surprise exercises near the Arctic Circle last week, Vladimir Putin has quietly been arming another area inside Europe’s borders: Kaliningrad, the Russian seaport city in a region sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania, with convenient access to the Baltic...

    FP’s Situation Report: No Iran nuclear deal yet as Tehran backs away from a key concession; Arab leaders create a pan-Arab fighting force; U.S. tries to bolster NATO’s eastern members; and much more from around the world.
    Mar30

    FP’s Situation Report: No Iran nuclear deal yet as Tehran backs away from a key concession; Arab leaders create a pan-Arab fighting force; U.S. tries to bolster NATO’s eastern members; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat No deal on Iran’s nuclear program yet. One day before the deadline, negotiators are still trying to carve out the framework of an agreement. FP’s David Francis: “Iran and the world powers also appear to be grappling with two other controversial issues: Tehran’s ability to conduct research and...

    EU’s Juncker, Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit
    Mar30

    EU’s Juncker, Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit

    EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini has postponed a planned visit to Ukraine on March 30 after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker did the same. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Soros Ready To Invest $1 Billion In Ukraine If West Helps
    Mar30

    Soros Ready To Invest $1 Billion In Ukraine If West Helps

    Billionaire financier George Soros says he is prepared to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if Western countries help support private investment there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, European Commission Call To Extend Gas Supply Deal With Russia
    Mar30

    Ukraine, European Commission Call To Extend Gas Supply Deal With Russia

    Ukraine’s main state-run energy firm Naftogaz said on Monday that the European Commission (EC) had proposed extending the firm’s current gas supply deal with Russian producer Gazprom until April 2016. …read more Source: International Business...

    The Daily Vertical: The Kolomoyskiy Point
    Mar30

    The Daily Vertical: The Kolomoyskiy Point

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...